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SMALL BUSINESS FLOOD GRANT NOW OPEN

Small businesses and not-for-profit (NFP) organisations affected by the June-July severe flooding and storms can now apply for up to $50,000 in support through Service NSW.

Member for Manly James Griffin MP said the grant would provide a much-needed lifeline to small businesses who have been hard hit by the floods across the 37 natural disaster-declared local government areas, including the Northern Beaches LGA.


APPLICATIONS FOR CULTURAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS SOUGHT FROM MANLY

The NSW Government is seeking applications for cultural infrastructure projects that will
benefit audiences and improve access to arts and cultural facilities across NSW.

Minister for the Arts Ben Franklin said the Minor Works and Equipment Projects Round Two
grants, delivered through the Creative Capital program, demonstrate the NSW
Government’s commitment to invest in projects that reinforce the State’s position as the
leading arts and culture hub in Australia.


COST OF LIVING RELIEF FOR SOCIAL HOUSING TENANTS IN MANLY

Community Housing Providers will receive relief from rent rises in the private market with an immediate $7.5 million funding boost to keep properties available for social housing tenants.

The additional investment from the NSW Government will be used to retain rental properties that are home to families in social housing who have not been affected by the rising private market rents.

Member for Manly, James Griffin MP said that this is a welcome relief for local community housing providers in the Northern Beaches whose private rental properties used to assist clients are subject to increased rent.